# Art Film Media Music TV

## Big Brother writing and discussion task (2)

Submitted by Carrie Bray on Mon, 2017-06-05 16:24

#### Resource type: Flash cards, Interactive presentation, Listening and/or speaking activity

I have had feedback from people using the Big Brother PDF discussion worksheet (see link below – under see also) but without any pictures! The fun part of the session (and for it to really work) is to show the students the people they have chosen: this generates plenty of discussion about prejudice and stereotyping. So, here are the 20 pictures to match to each description given in the earlier resource.

## Guinness world records

Submitted by Hannah Yates on Mon, 2017-06-05 12:51

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

21 interesting (and challenging!) questions for practice with converting between metric and imperial measurements. Question pages can be divided amongst the class and then answers can be shared. Extension ideas could include measuring learners’ feet/ height and comparing them to the records.

Editor’s note
Also provides practice with rounding decimals to a sensible number of decimal places. *The answer sheet, which includes detailed working out, is only available to site contributors.

## Functional Maths skills checks E2/E3 and E3/L1

Submitted by Nicola Smith on Thu, 2017-05-18 17:57

#### Resource type: Assessment material, Revision material, Worksheet or assignment

A range of questions that I have designed for my Functional Skills Maths learners.The focus is on the four operations (+ – x ÷) with wide coverage of measures and money.

There are two sets of similar, but differentiated, questions so that learners at both both levels can complete them in the same lesson. Each set of questions cover several themes (dog show and music festival) followed by a set of mixed questions and a final page of stretch and challenge tasks.

## A Passage to India - lesson activities for L2 ESOL

Submitted by Kris Ochedowski on Mon, 2016-09-12 09:23

#### Resource type: Discussion points, Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity, Teaching idea

Passage to IndiaThese lesson activities are based on scenes from David Lean’s 1984 film, A Passage to India. Topics relating to culture, integration, separation, race, ethnicity, identity and humanity can easily be raised and discussed via the materials and the film scenes. There are many ways of using this original material and the suggestions are just activities that have worked with L2 and [even] L1 students.

## Dragons' Den L2 Speaking & Listening, and Writing assessments

Submitted by Charlotte Gustar on Thu, 2016-07-07 16:45

#### Resource type: Assessment material, Investigation or project, Listening and/or speaking activity, Writing prompts

I have created this lesson to try and cover the main criteria laid out by C&G for the Speaking and Listening English Functional Skills, Level 2 internally set assessment (activity 2 – presentation).

I trialled it with my learners as a ‘practise’ presentation before their final assessment.

## Top 10 best-selling digital singles in the world - pie charts

Submitted by Martyn Staines on Mon, 2014-03-17 19:03

#### Level: L2

I’ve adapted a resource made by Janet Wilkins on your site in 2008 (see link below under See also), on global best selling singles-making a pie chart. I’ve updated it for the digital age! You’ll see what I mean…..enjoy.

Editor’s note
Ideal for L2 Functional Maths

## If the cap fits... Functional English comprehension

Submitted by Martyn Staines on Mon, 2014-03-17 18:43

#### Level: E3, L1, L2

I attach handouts for one of my recent sessions. It’s fairly self explanatory and tests learners’ comprehension skills. Also covers scanning for info and correcting punctuation errors. Great for teenagers.

## Star Interview worksheets

Submitted by Jacqueline Stamp on Sat, 2014-03-15 18:38

#### Resource type: Worksheet or assignment, Writing frame

This integrated set of worksheet tasks develops speaking, listening & communication; reading and writing skills in relation to a topic of individual interest to the learner and also encourages independent research and planning.

Having compared and discussed the features of a few celebrity interview articles from a range of magazines, learners choose a celebrity (or star) who they would like to interview.

## Song: Knock on Wood

Submitted by M Reagan on Tue, 2013-10-15 09:45

#### Resource type: Discussion points, Lesson plan, Listening and/or speaking activity

Uses the call-and-response song “Knock on Wood” from “Casablanca” to discuss superstitions (touch wood), opposites, emotions, and contracted words.

Two pages, the first of which has the vocabulary and song lyrics printed out for students, the second is the teacher’s lesson plan. Teachers will either need a “Casablanca” DVD or access the song clip from YouTube.

## The horror film vocabulary game

Submitted by Karen Duncan on Wed, 2013-04-10 20:25

#### Resource type: Game, Warm-up

This is a great session starter. Students will work on their sentence construction and vocabulary with a card game that allows them to experiment with word order and effective word choice. Students have to put the words into a sensible order, even if the subject of their film is far from sensible.

In this game, students compete to make the scariest film title, or to sabotage other people’s film titles. It is a light hearted and fun game. The film titles created can also become writing prompts.

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